Previous
New York City FC
Houston Dynamo
1
1
FT
Game Details
New England Revolution
Toronto FC
2
1
FT
Game Details
Columbus Crew SC
New York Red Bulls
3
2
FT
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Seattle Sounders FC
2
0
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
Crystal Palace
5
0
FT
Game Details
Southampton
Manchester United
0
1
FT
Game Details
Stoke City
Chelsea
0
4
FT
Game Details
Leicester City
Liverpool
2
3
FT
Game Details
West Ham United
Tottenham Hotspur
2
3
FT
Game Details
Alavés
Real Madrid
1
2
FT
Game Details
Montpellier
Paris Saint-Germain
0
0
FT
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Monchengladbach
6
1
FT
Game Details
Girona
Barcelona
0
3
FT
Game Details
Juventus
Torino
4
0
FT
Game Details
Next
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
AnderlechtAnderlecht
3
0
FT
Game Details

Kara extends Anderlecht deal

Football
Read

Doumbia slams Anderlecht after Zulte loan

Football
Read

Sofiane Hanni extends Anderlecht deal

Football
Read
 By Ian Holyman

Anderlect's Olivier Deschacht to appeal €24,000 betting fine

Olivier Deschacht won his seventh Belgian Jupiler Pro League title in May 2017.
Olivier Deschacht won his seventh Belgian league title in 2017.

Anderlect's Olivier Deschacht is to appeal after being hit with a €24,000 fine for betting on football matches.

Deschacht, 36, had always claimed his brother, Xavier, who was fined €6,000, had placed the bets using an account in his name.

Belgium's Gaming Commission claimed the former Belgium international defender had placed bets directly from his iPhone, a fact Deschacht denies.

The fine is high in comparison to players previously found guilty of betting on matches as Deschacht not only bet on his own team to lose, including notably a Champions League match against Benfica, but also because he had -- unlike the others -- always maintained his innocence.

The Royal Belgian Football Association could inflict further punishment on Deschacht, though it is likely to await the outcome of his appeal.

Anderlecht, for whom Deschacht has played since 1997, backed their all-time appearance maker via their official Twitter account: "Anderlect notes the fine imposed on Olivier Deschacht by the Gaming Commission. Nothing changes. Olivier is a RSCA player."

Ian is ESPN's French football correspondent. Twitter: @ian_holyman

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.